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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 10

Saturday, June 10, 2017, 09:29 GMT+7

Check out the news you should not miss today, June 10

Politics

-- Vietnam strongly condemns the recent two terrorist attacks targeting civilians in Iran, foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said at a press conference on Friday.

Society

-- Some 21,000 e-visas have been granted, with 12,000 of the recipients actually visited Vietnam in the first five months of the country’s online visa pilot program, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has said.

-- A large area of 11 hectares of forests have been destroyed in the south-central province of Phu Yen, with local police accusing a business of chopping down more forests than they were permitted to.

-- A man carrying 29 bricks of heroin was captured after a 30-km chase with police in Hanoi on Friday.

-- The Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company on Friday launched a successful test flight from the Saigon Times Square building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City to the Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

-- Nearly one metric ton of fish in the Dong Da Lake in Hanoi have died of heatstroke when a sudden rain lashed the capital following a days-long heat wave, the city’s water drainage company said Friday.

Business

-- Vietnamese lawmakers dedicated their Friday sitting to discuss a range of measures to fulfill the set target of 6.7 percent GDP growth in 2017.

-- Vietnam has become largest shrimp supplier for South Korea, accounting for 49 percent of its total shrimp imports, one year after a free trade agreement between the two countries took effect, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Friday.

-- The Vietnam Waste Solutions Corporation, the developer of the Da Phuoc landfill in Ho Chi Minh City, was on Friday fined VND1.5 billion (US$66,079) for multiple environment violations.

Lifestyle

-- The renowned Ural State Folk Choir from Russia is scheduled for a performance at the Vietnam National Academy of Music on June 12 as part of a series of activities to celebrate Russia’s National Day in Vietnam.

Education

-- Four teachers and 26 high school students in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday left for the Japanese prefecture of Nagasaki to begin a Vietnam-Japan student exchange program that runs until June 20.

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